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Trimble Navigation, Ltd.

936 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale, CA, 94088, US

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3D Modeling Software fosters extensive collaboration, sharing.

March 27, 2015

SketchUp's 3D Warehouse feature provides online platform for sharing and downloading 3D models and materials. In addition to user-generated models, solution offers 3D product models from hundreds of brands. Commenting system lets designers engage with each other, and users can also add new comments to models, edit or delete their previous comments, reply to comments, and flag inappropriate comments. Contact Me feature enables users to contact other users privately. Read More


Forestry Software manages load data.

March 26, 2015

Offering mobile ticketing solution, 4Loads™ simplifies creation, access, and sharing of harvested timber data for loggers, foresters, and haulers. Application eliminates manual tracking, provides instant access to data online, and minimizes time to summarize load financial information. Harvest operators enter load data on iOS or Android mobile devices in field, which automatically synchronizes with Trimble mobile cloud service for access via Trimble Forestry Mobile Website. Read More


Data Collection Software takes forestry business to field.

March 24, 2015

Utilizing two components, Mobile Builder enables companies to mobilize existing workflows while retaining business rules already in place. Mobile Cloud Service is used to configure and deploy forms, and supports synchronization of any number of client-specific forms for managing assets. With Mobile Client, users can capture, view, and synchronize field data back to cloud service for access via Trimble Forestry Mobile website or through integration with enterprise solutions. Read More


BIM Software optimizes construction project workflow.

March 20, 2015

Fully interoperable with AVEVA PDMS and Intergraph Smart 3D plant design software, Tekla® Structures 21 minimizes time between concept and construction by enabling advanced project team collaboration and productivity. Reference model handling is optimized, facilitating collaboration over changes and providing control over change management with IFC files. Drawing control simplifies processes of navigating, printing, and viewing properties of drawings. Read More


Modeling Software combines building design and analysis.

March 17, 2015

With sophisticated loading and analysis functionality, fully automated design, documentation, and seamless Building Information Modeling collaboration, Tekla® Structural Designer allows engineers to efficiently and cost effectively analyze and design multi-material buildings. Users can create and compare multiple design options, and changes can be managed at any stage of project. By updating automatically, calculation reports eliminate need to generate new reports manually when changes occur. Read More


Jobsite Management Software tracks field personnel.

March 4, 2015

Automating management of workers entering or leaving jobsite, CrewSight™ allows tight tracking of progress to pinpoint discrepancies and identify opportunities to optimize work process. Serving as central hub of complete labor management solution, CrewSight captures data from ThingMagic® sensors automatically, without need for human intervention. Contractors can be confident that right number of workers is on site for each phase of project, to keep schedules on time and budgets in line. Read More


Field Service Management Software helps optimize productivity.

March 3, 2015

Part of Trimble Horizon, Work Management and FieldMaster Technician enable real-time information sharing between mobile workers and back office. Work Management 3.1 offers intelligent scheduling engine that supports multiple crew assignments and equipment bookings. Scarce or specific piece of equipment can be booked against task to help better manage assets. With FieldMaster Technician 1.2 mobile app, technician can copy/create task on site so they can carry out and account for work immediately. Read More


Web-Based Portal provides centralized reporting for quarries.

February 17, 2015

Consolidating live, operational information from LOADRITE loaders, excavators, and conveyor belt scales across site, LOADRITE® InsightHQ provides near real-time productivity and performance reports for extraction, processing, and load-out operations. Management portal is accessible via any browser, including mobile, and affords access to live reports by customer, product, or machine. Format of KPI data aids interpretation, and reports can be adjusted to suit relevant reporting period. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

GNSS Receiver enables data collection with smart devices.

February 16, 2015

Working with iOS, Android, or Windows® mobile handhelds, smartphones, and tablets using Bluetooth® connectivity, pocket-sized R1 GNSS Receiver adds GNSS geo-location capabilities to transform devices into high-accuracy mobile data collection systems. Multi-constellation receiver offers all-day battery life and supports GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, and QZSS satellite signals. By adding optional Trimble ViewPoint™ RTX™ correction service, users can achieve sub-meter accuracy. Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products

Land Forming Software optimizes drainage and irrigation.

February 12, 2015

With surface design tools and flexible parameters, WM-Form™ helps growers and earthworks contractors repair underperforming areas and extend amount of productive farmable land. End-to-end agriculture solution supports field survey, topography analysis, design creation, reporting and cost estimation, land forming, and verification. Growers can also use solution to optimize water distribution and drainage, minimize erosion and flooding by directing waterflow, and create uniform crop production. Read More


Construction Logistics App provides real-time visual data.

February 6, 2015

Using Trimble® TrimView™ Direct, ready mix producers and management have real-time access to critical data that impact daily business decisions. Mobile app collects information from existing systems and integrates it in Web-based environment to deliver accurate view of company's strengths, customer trends, and opportunities for improvement. App provides order status, ticket details, order timelines, fleet analytics, vehicle location, trip status, signal health, driver hours, and performance. Read More


Water Utilities App Suite aids mapping and work management.

January 29, 2015

Targeting water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities, Trimble® Unity offers unified, cloud-based, and mobile collaboration platform for water mapping and work management. Apps support mapping, maintenance, service, metering, monitoring, and analytics workflows. By integrating GIS and field operations, sensors and wireless communications, mobile workers and office professionals, field and back office enterprise systems, and utilities with contractors, solution enhances regulatory reporting. Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Software

Agricultural Field Management App includes profitability analysis.

January 23, 2015

As scalable, Web-based field data management tool, Connected Farm™ Field application lets growers manage field boundaries, task data, crop health maps, and precipitation data. Profit and loss reporting feature, which includes usability optimized GUI, enables growers to analyze field profitability and enhance financial decisions regarding their operations. Overall, functionality emphasizes precision farming data, field profitability, fleet management, and agronomic services. Read More


Software-as-a-Service provides construction field management.

January 9, 2015

Designed for contractors and construction managers, ProjectSight™ is accessible via Web browser or iPad app. Software features intuitive user interface overlaying smart, project-based workflows to keep teams in sync. Access to centralized data provides workers with up-to-date information related to material tracking, issues reporting, information requests, and critical project drawings, models, and documents. Offline capabilities allow information to remain available during unconnected sessions. Read More


Alignment Planning Software targets roads and railways.

January 2, 2015

Producing accurate geometric alignments that can be used in design and construction phases of project, Quantm® v8 offers road and rail designers seamless transition from planning to design. Data transfer between Quantm Alignment Planning System and Bentley's OpenRoads software extends design-to-construction workflow for alignments to include corridor planning in Quantm. Change management and tracking functionality preserve design intent, and accelerate project delivery. Read More

Automatic ID

Firmware-Optimized RFID Modules support autonomous operation.

December 30, 2014

Micro and Micro-LTE embedded UHF RFID modules of ThingMagic Mercury® 6e Series feature firmware that allows for autonomous operation by enabling hardware read triggers and savable configuration settings. Also, functionality eliminates need for users to write and run MercuryAPI development code and simplifies building of RFID-enabled products. Modules can also be configured to start reading and outputting tag data upon power up or change of state of general purpose input (GPI) line. Read More


3D Modeling Software facilitates collaboration.

November 13, 2014

Available in 64-bit version for Windows and Mac, SketchUp 2015 helps create, access, share, and collaborate on 2D drawings and 3D models. IFC file import capabilities allow back-and-forth sharing of IFC files between SketchUp Pro and any other application. Developers can access and modify information modeling classifications via Ruby API. With 3-point Arc tool lets, users can draw arced edges 4 different ways. Rotated Rectangle tool allows for drawing precise rectangles unbound by default axes. Read More


GIS-Centric SaaS aids water infrastructure mapping, management.

November 12, 2014

Available as Geographic Information System (GIS)-centric SaaS, Trimble® Connect™ for Water v1.9 provides real-time, centimeter-level horizontal and vertical GNSS accuracy for capturing 3D asset positions. Included within this smart water infrastructure mapping and work management cloud software are applications that allow water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities to locate, inventory, and visualize infrastructure assets; increase operations; and maintenance efficiency. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products, Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS Bluetooth Device delivers submeter accuracy.

November 12, 2014

When enabled with ViewPoint RTX correction service, Trimble® Leap delivers submeter accuracy directly to Terrain Navigator Pro Mobile app for iOS and Android devices. App allows users to collect markers, tracks, and geo-stamped photos in field, and then sync all GNSS data into Terrain Navigator Pro office software. Weighing 9.5 oz, portable Trimble Leap has 16-hr battery life and uses Bluetooth communication to connect to smart devices. Onboard micro SD card stores GNSS observables data. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Laser and App automate layout of interior points and walls.

November 11, 2014

Spectra Precision® QML800 QuickMark Layout allows drywall and interior contractors to lay out points for interior building construction. Controlled by mobile application running on Android tablet that stores point files, dual lasers create bright, visible X directly on point for marking. Lasers position X at desired point in <5 sec when point is selected. For use in bright conditions, laser pointer accessory helps operators find laser beams. Laser accuracy is 1/8 in. typ. Read More

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